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Last updated on August 9th, 2017 at 02:15 pm
Iraqis aren’t impressed by grandstanding CPT meddlers:
Iraq’s embassy to Canada lashed out at the Christian Peacemaker Teams Friday, calling them “phoney pacifists” and “dupes” after the antiwar group responded to the rescue of three of its kidnapped activists by condemning the U.S.-led military intervention in Iraq.
The Iraqi embassy called CPT “willfully ignorant” and “outrageous,” and accused the Chicago-based group of being on the side of anti-democratic forces in Iraq.
“The Christian Peacemaker Teams practises the kind of politics that automatically nominate them as dupes for jihadism and fascism,” the embassy’s statement said.
A British-led special forces team on Thursday rescued three CPT members, who had been kidnapped in Baghdad nearly four months earlier.
LGF has tracked down a message posted by CPT in 1996:
We reject the use of force to save our lives should we be caught in the middle of a conflict situation or taken hostage.
Pre-emptive Stockholm Syndrome. Fascinating.